The Center for Democracy and Civil Society

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Founded in 2002, the Center for Democracy and Civil Society (CDACS) is dedicated to original research, policy advocacy, and international partnerships. Through the activities of our renowned faculty and our MA program’s student body CDACS has conducted survey research on civic values in the United States, published articles in scholarly and popular journals, consulted major governmental organizations, and collaborated with international partners on numerous projects.